BankUnited Hosts Conference Call Tuesday April 24, 2001 at 2:00 PM EDT

Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from BankUnited Financial Corporation

    CORAL GABLES, Fla., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/  --
 BankUnited Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:   BKUNA), parent company of
 BankUnited, FSB, will host a conference call for analysts and stockholders on
 Tuesday April 24 at 2:00 pm EDT, led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
 Alfred R. Camner and Executive Vice Chairman, Mehdi Ghomeshi.
     In particular, they will be discussing results of the quarter ended March
 31, 2001.
     The toll-free dial-in number for the conference is: (800) 274-0251.  The
 confirmation number for the call is 543462. The call leader is Alfred R.
 Camner.
     A replay of the call will be available from 4:00 pm EDT on April 24
 through Midnight EDT on April 27 by calling toll-free: (888) 203-1112; the
 same confirmation number will be used.
     BankUnited, FSB is the principal subsidiary of BankUnited Financial
 Corporation, had assets of $4.8 billion as of March 31 2001, and is the
 largest financial institution headquartered in Florida. It operates 35 banking
 offices throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Collier Counties.
 BankUnited can be accessed on the Internet at: www.buexpress.com.
     BankUnited Financial Corporation is traded on the Nasdaq National Market.
 Its common stock trades under the symbol BKUNA.  BankUnited Capital II Trust
 Preferred securities trade on Nasdaq under the symbol BKUNZ.  BankUnited
 Capital III Trust Preferred securities trade on the New York Stock Exchange
 under the symbol BUFPrC
 
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    CORAL GABLES, Fla., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/  --
 BankUnited Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:   BKUNA), parent company of
 BankUnited, FSB, will host a conference call for analysts and stockholders on
 Tuesday April 24 at 2:00 pm EDT, led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
 Alfred R. Camner and Executive Vice Chairman, Mehdi Ghomeshi.
     In particular, they will be discussing results of the quarter ended March
 31, 2001.
     The toll-free dial-in number for the conference is: (800) 274-0251.  The
 confirmation number for the call is 543462. The call leader is Alfred R.
 Camner.
     A replay of the call will be available from 4:00 pm EDT on April 24
 through Midnight EDT on April 27 by calling toll-free: (888) 203-1112; the
 same confirmation number will be used.
     BankUnited, FSB is the principal subsidiary of BankUnited Financial
 Corporation, had assets of $4.8 billion as of March 31 2001, and is the
 largest financial institution headquartered in Florida. It operates 35 banking
 offices throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Collier Counties.
 BankUnited can be accessed on the Internet at: www.buexpress.com.
     BankUnited Financial Corporation is traded on the Nasdaq National Market.
 Its common stock trades under the symbol BKUNA.  BankUnited Capital II Trust
 Preferred securities trade on Nasdaq under the symbol BKUNZ.  BankUnited
 Capital III Trust Preferred securities trade on the New York Stock Exchange
 under the symbol BUFPrC
 
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